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Oregon Structural Ironworker Apprenticeship License

The Structural Ironworker Apprenticeship License allows you to do the following work:

  • Erect the structural framework for:
    • High rise buildings
    • Bridges
    • Power plants
    • Towers
  • Place reinforcing steel in concrete forms for:
    • Roadways
    • Foundations and structures
  • Aluminum fascia on high rise window walls
  • Can use tools like:
    • Wrenches
    • Connecting bars
    • Tape measures
    • Levels
    • Jacks
    • Arc welders
    • Welding torches
    • Oxy-acetylene torches

How to Get the Structural Ironworker Apprenticeship License in Oregon?

Before applying, note that, first, previous experience with physical and volunteer work, punctuality, and consistent work history are all taken into account during the application process. If you don't have previous experience in the Structural Ironworker Apprenticeship field, consider applying for a pre-apprenticeship program. Second, having a criminal record is not a work impediment.

  1. Meet the following basic requirements:
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • High School or General Educational Development (GED) diploma; refer to the list of apprenticeship trades to determine if a High School Diploma is needed
    • Possess certain physical skills depending on the type of work to be carried out
    • Have no issue with transportation to local or out-of-town areas and job sites
  2. Choose between the available programs for the Structural Ironworker Apprenticeship, making sure that applications are being accepted:
  3. Submit your application through the official program email:
    • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Cascade JTC)
  4. Present an interview and take the corresponding exams for the chosen program